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Senior Vice President, Office of Global Climate Response & ESG


Jan Walstrom is Senior Vice President, Office of Global Climate Response & ESG at Jacobs.

Jan is responsible for leading the Office and driving the company’s Corporate Sustainability and ESG approach, as well as integrating the climate response accelerator that underpins Jacobs’ new company strategy across the entirety of our business operations. This ensures every Jacobs project becomes a climate response opportunity and within the framework of energy transition, decarbonization, adaptation and mitigation, and regenerative & nature-based climate solutions, as well as the commitment to infuse sustainable and resilient approaches into all solutions we deliver for our clients. Jan also leads the firm’s Enterprise Risk Management function, driving a proactive culture of risk awareness and effective mitigation across our identified framework of company, strategic and foundational risks.

Jan has been with Jacobs (formerly CH2M) for over 30 years serving in multiple leadership

positions, including a seat on CH2M’s Board of Directors. Her experience encompasses work

with government and commercial clients throughout the world, such as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of Defense, and the London

2012 Olympic Delivery Authority.

She currently serves as Jacobs Executive Sponsor/Co-Sponsor for our Careers Network, our

global STEAM initiatives, and our engagement with Water for People. Jan is a long-standing

member of the Association for Project Management and Project Management Institute and a University of Tulsa (OK), Department of Biological Sciences Alumni Board member. Jan

graduated with honors from the University of Tulsa with a bachelor's degree in organismic


Session Name: Consulting Industry Panel Discussion: Positioning to Offer “Total” Sustainability Services & Lead the Transition

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